Toronto: a photo study of urban development.

by Benjamin Vass

Publisher: Ryerson Educational Division, McGraw-Hill Ryerson in Toronto, New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 93 Downloads: 734
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Places:

  • Ontario,
  • Toronto.

Subjects:

  • City planning -- Ontario -- Toronto.,
  • Cities and towns -- Growth.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHT169.C32 T488
The Physical Object
Pagination93 p.
Number of Pages93
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5320611M
ISBN 100070928878
LC Control Number72171077
OCLC/WorldCa589457

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